Truck crashes over I-5 barrier

ASHLAND, Ore. – Police and firefighters say a medical emergency may be to blame after a truck hauling a boat crashed into a barrier along Interstate 5 Friday morning.

According to firefighters, the driver of the truck was turning onto Exit 19 near Ashland when he lost control of his truck, crossed through a field, and crashed into a barrier along southbound I-5.

The truck also destroyed a highway sign.

The driver was taken to the hospital with unspecified but non-life threatening injuries.

No other vehicles were involved.

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